The Fast Show Special. Image shows from L to R: Charlie Higson, Lucy Montgomery, Simon Day, Paul Whitehouse, Arabella Weir. Copyright: Down The Line Productions.

The Fast Show Special

BBC Two sketch show. 2 episodes (1 series) in 2014. Stars Charlie Higson, Paul Whitehouse, Arabella Weir, John Thomson, Caroline Aherne, Simon Day, Rhys Thomas and others.

The Fast Show Special

Two episodes celebrating the 20th anniversary of popular sketch comedy The Fast Show. A re-packaged version of the sketches shown online in 2011

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
2014
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
2   (1 series)
Starring
Charlie Higson, Paul Whitehouse, Arabella Weir, John Thomson, Caroline Aherne, Simon Day, Rhys Thomas, Lucy Montgomery and others
Writers
Paul Whitehouse and Charlie Higson
Directors
Charlie Higson and Paul Whitehouse
Producers
Charlie Higson, Paul Whitehouse and Ali Bryer Carron

A celebration of the 20th anniversary of popular sketch comedy The Fast Show.

These specials are a re-packaged version of sketches that previously appeared online in 2011 as part of the online series funded by Foster's.

Ted and Ralph investigate Twitter, Rowley Birkin QC talks about... who knows what?, a veteran crooner with memory problems appears on Jazz Club, and the residents of Downtown Abbey get a new butler.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 23rd May 2014 on BBC Two at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Monday 26th May 2014 on BBC Two at 9pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Friday 13th June 2014 at 10:00pm